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Abstract

First report of tomato spotted wilt virus in Lycium chinense.

Abstract

Tospovirus transmitted by thrips can cause serious diseases in many economically important plants. Based on molecular and biological assays, a virus infecting boxthorn plants in Korea was identified as tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of TSWV in L. chinense.